2019 Nominations are open April 24 – June 15, 2019!
Click this link for 2019 Nomination Packet: NPD2019 Nomination Packet – FINAL
Join us for National Philanthropy Day 2019!
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Amway Grand Plaza Hotel
187 Monroe Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
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More details, including ticket sale date forthcoming. The day will include am and pm workshops, as well as the annual luncheon.
This year’s keynote speaker and afternoon workshop facilitator is Vu Le, author of the blog nonprofitaf.com and Executive Director of Seattle-based nonprofit Rainier Valley Corps, which has the mission of tackling systemic injustice by developing leaders of color, strengthening organizations led by communities of color, and fostering collaborations between diverse communities.
Le loves nonprofit work, has extensive experience in all aspects of it after nearly a decade of being an executive director, and thinks nonprofit professionals are amazing, brilliant, and good-looking.
Mark your calendars because this is an event you won’t want to miss!
TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE SOON!
“National Philanthropy Day” 2018 Awardees Announced!
The Association of Fundraising Professionals West Michigan (AFPWM) 2018 National Philanthropy Day (NPD) awardees were honored at our NPD luncheon on Thursday, November 15, 2018, at the JW Marriott in Grand Rapids, MI.
Benjamin Franklin Award for Outstanding Fundraising Professional
Spectrum Health Foundation/Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital Foundation
West Michigan Chapter Award for Excellence in Fundraising
Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors
Louise “Punky” Edison
Emerging Nonprofit Development Professional Award
Kids’ Food Basket, Muskegon
Outstanding Corporation, Foundation, or Community Organization Award
Lake Michigan Credit Union
Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser Award
Girl, Get Your Fight Back and Rock The Runway
Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy Award
Janean Couch and the Grand Rapids Community Foundation Youth Grant Committee